Architeture Patterns: Caching (Part 2)

Cache warming and cache stampede

Kislay Verma
5 min readFeb 26, 2022

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In part 1 of this series, we looked at the different types of caches and the various ways they can be used to scale up applications. Now let’s look at some nuances of using caching.

Scaling caches

Like any other part of the system design, caches come under load as the scale of the application increases. External caches are servers like any other and can buckle under the read/write traffic being sent their way. Even in-memory caches can suffer…

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